Orchestral works by Cyril Scott — piano(s) and orchestra


Concertino
for two pianos and orchestra

  • performed by the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra
  • conducted by Sir Dan Godfrey with Esther Fisher and Scott, soloists, on Dec. 16, 1931.
  • London: Hawkes & Son, 1932
  • whereabouts of score and parts unknown

Concerto
for harpsicord and orchestra

  • premiered by the Grand Chamber Orchestra
  • conducted by Angel Grande with lucille Wallace, soloist, on April 8 1938, at Wigmore Hall, London
  • London: Elkin, 1937
  • score and parts on hire from Novello

Concerto, op. 10, D
for piano and orchestra

  1. Adagio maestoso
  2. Intermezzo: Andante espressivo – Cadenza – Andantino
  3. Finale: Vivace
  • composed ca. 1900
  • unfinished
  • Realised and completed by Martin Yates (2012)
  • Ms. holograph in the Grainger Museum MG C2/SCO-46
  • score and parts available from the Cyril Scott Estate

Concerto, no.1, C major
for piano and orchestra

  1. Allegro maestoso
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro poco moderato
  • composed 1913-14
  • Premiered by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham with Scott, soloist, on May 15 1915, at a British Music Festival in London
  • Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1922 (piano reduction)
  • score and parts on hire

2003 LYRITA CD released: 
Cyril Scott: Piano Concertos No. 1 & 2, Early One Morning
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Bernard Herrmann (conductor)
John Ogdon (piano)


2004 CHANDOS CD released: 
Cyril Scott Orchestral Works, Volume 2
Howard Shelley (piano)
BBC Philharmonic/ Martyn Brabbins


Concerto, no.2
for piano and orchestra

  1. Con moto e poco rubato
  2. Molto tranquillo
  3. Energico
  • Composed 1958
  • Dedicated to Douglas
  • Autograph ms. of two-piano score at Royal Academy of Music Library MS540 (sketch)
  • Schott
  • score and parts on hire

2004 CHANDOS CD released: Cyril Scott
conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic with the Huddersfied Choral Society
performer: Howard Shelley, piano


Early One Morning: Poem
for piano and orchestra    

  1. Andantino – Senza misura – Allegretto – Tempo moderato – Tempo poco più mosso –        
  2. Tempo agitato – Idealmente e poco meno mosso – Tempo più tranquillo al fine
  • June 1930         
  • 1931        Winthrop Rogers / Boosey & Hawkes [7020],
  • 2-pf reduction
  • rev. Sept. 1958         
  • 1962        Boosey & Hawkes [18602], 2-pf reduction
  • Note:  The two versions are almost identical in the 2-pf reductions.  Differences lie in the orchestration.    
  • 13’54”   [16’ CS]
 

2004 CHANDOS CD released: Cyril Scott Orchestral Works, Volume 2
performedby BBC Philharmonic
conducted by Martyn Brabbins with Howard Shelley piano


Symphony, no.4
for piano and orchestra

  1. Adagio Vigoroso Grazioso Andante poco rubato – Grazioso                    9’31”
  2. Molto tranquillo                                                                                                 7’03”
  3. Scherzo:  Allegro Allegro non troppo Cantabile con amore                        3’53”
  4. Rondo retrospettivo: Adagio – Energico – Estatico, con amore                    7’53”
  •  composed ca. 1951-52
  • copyright Cyril Scott Estate
  • Schott
  • Score and parts on hire
  • c1951-52 
  • [28’21”]
  • Note:  labeled “Symphony No. II” on the holograph.
 

2004 CHANDOS CD released: Cyril Scott Orchestral Works, Volume 2
performedby BBC Philharmonic
conducted by Martyn Brabbins with Howard Shelley piano